Friday, May 4, 2012

Jordan Hill appears in court accused of 'choking his girlfriend'

L.A. Lakers basketball star Jordan Hill has appeared in court, after he allegedly choked his ex-girlfriend during a furious argument in Texas.

Hill, 24, who plies his trade as a forward for the club, attended a court in Houston yesterday to answer a domestic violence charge.

The 6ft 10 ins defendant was briefly taken into custody following the hearing.

However, he was released after paying a bail bond of $5,000 (£3,092)

If convicted, Hill, who hails from Newberry, South Carolina, faces up to 10 years in jail.

The domestic violence incident is alleged to have taken place on February 29. Read More